Terrorism in the Central African RepublicThe risk of terrorist attacks in the Central African Republic over the past years can be classified as very high. Compared to other countries here are quite a lot and also momentous incedents. Over the past 5 years a total number of 229 terrorist incidents has been recorded, in which 1764 people have been killed and 851 injured.
In 62 incedents a total of 1436 people have been kidnapped or taken as hostage, though a ransom was rarely (3 times) extorted.
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Most frequent attack targets in the Central African Republic(2013 to 2017)
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Most affected regions(2013 to 2017)
Terrorist organisations in the Central African Republic
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All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. An act of terrorism is concidered every incident which is aimed at attaining a political, economic, religious, or social goal, but not for pure profit motives. In addition these incidents must not be legitimized by warfare activities, listet in the Geneva Conventions of 1949.